Facilities & Accessibility


  • Bike racks within Chamberlain Square
  • Lockers
  • Shop
  • Edwardian Tearooms and Bridge Café
  • Baby changing
  • Pushchair storage lockers (3rd floor)
  • Picnic area by the Gas Hall reception

Access Information

Please download the Access Statement (PDF) for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to help you to plan for your visit.

For our Accessibility Guide please click here.

The Museum

The Museum and Art Gallery is fully accessible for visitors with mobility difficulties. Lift Entrance to the Museum is through the Gas Hall Entrance on Edmund Street.

Guide and Assistance dogs are very welcome within the Museum and Art Gallery.  Drinking bowls are available free of charge from the Edwardian Tearooms.


Birmingham City Council offers dedicated fee parking spaces to blue badge holders on Margaret Street. Please view the Birmingham City Council website for more information on Parking for Blue Badge Holders.


There are accessible toilets on all levels of the Museum and Gallery. They can be found in the following places:

  • Gas Hall
  • Waterhall
  • Round Room
  • Near the start of the Birmingham History Galleries


There are seating areas in all gallery spaces, on each floor of the museum.